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Ada Issue 4 is Live!

April 21, 2014 – 9:48 am |

Congratulations to special issue editors Bryce Peake and Karen Estlund on the launch of Ada, Issue 4: Publication and Its Discontents: Peer Review, Publishing, and the Politics of the Open. The issue features an incredible collection of articles on the state of publishing today. Tweet it, Facebook it… but most importantly, read it!
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Books Aren’t Dead: ME Luka with Vicki Mayer

May 1, 2013 – 10:41 pm | 2 Comments

In this month’s interview M.E. Luka (Doctoral Candidate at Concordia University) talks with Vicki Mayer, author of Below the Line: Producers and Production Studies in the New Television Economy (Duke University Press, 2011).

Feminist Works

December 13, 2012 – 4:03 pm |

By Julie Levin Russo, Research Associate, Mount Holyoke College / Five College Women’s Studies Research Center
What’s at stake in the turn to “labor” as a keyword in media studies? Several people who have encountered my current project on queer female fan production have asked me that question, and I do …

Women’s Laborers Transitioning and Reskilling through Digital Divides

June 30, 2012 – 8:06 am |
Women’s Laborers Transitioning and Reskilling through Digital Divides

What we learn from the juxtaposition of contexts from the Varied Geographical and Socio-cultural Contexts
by Radhika Gajjala
This article addresses ‘transition’ within a variety of contexts wherein subjectivities are negotiated at the intersection of age, gender, technology, and hierarchies of literacies and skills called for by a globalization that is shaped …